Rosaline - girls name

Rosaline name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 43%

Rosaline name meaning:

The name Rosaline is a variant of the name Rosalind, which has roots in both Spanish and English. The name is derived from the Latin word "rosa," meaning "rose." As such, Rosaline is often associated with the beautiful and delicate flower. Roses are symbolic of love, beauty, and passion, and these qualities are often associated with individuals bearing the name Rosaline.

People named Rosaline are often described as being romantic, charming, and graceful. They have a natural ability to captivate those around them with their alluring personality. Rosaline is also a name that exudes femininity and elegance. Those with this name tend to have a strong sense of inner beauty and are often admired for their enchanting presence.

Furthermore, Rosaline is a name that carries literary significance. It is the name of a character in William Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet." Rosaline is the woman Romeo is infatuated with before he meets Juliet. In the play, Rosaline represents unrequited love and serves as a contrast to the intense and passionate love shared between Romeo and Juliet. Overall, the name Rosaline embodies beauty, romance, and a touch of Shakespearean allure.

Origin: German

Variant of Rosalind: Compound of 'horse' and 'snake'.

Related names

Rosalind , Ros, Rosa , Rosalinda, Rosaline , Rosalyn , Roseline, Roslyn , Roz

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Overall UK ranking: 3192 out of 5581

7 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Rosaline

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